Theme of the Year

Every year, the Grandmaster of the Order of St. George HIRH Karl von Habsburg gives the Order a special topic for more intensive consideration from different perspectives as part of the annual activities of the Commanderies and the Order’s government. In his speech on the future of Europe, which usually receives great attention throughout Europe in January of each year, he himself takes a stand on this from his point of view.

Themes of the last few years

2024: Courage for responsibility

2023: Security through unity

2022: The fight for the soul of Europe

2021: The identity of Europe

2020: Freedom

On the part of the Order Academy, the various contributions to the respective theme of the year are collected and are to be published in the future as a yearbook.